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Mutter Museum: Of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Worden, Gretchen

Published by New York, New York, U.S.A.: Blast Books, 2002
ISBN 10: 0922233241 / ISBN 13: 9780922233243
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Title: Mutter Museum: Of the College of Physicians ...

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Blast Books

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

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Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis: Home to over 20,000 mind-boggling anatomic specimens, plaster casts, wax models, and paintings, the Mutter Museum, founded in 1858, is part of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. This book features over 100 photographs by a select group of renowned photographers whose work appears in the award-winning Mutter Museum calendars. Highlights include a bust of an early-19th-century Parisian widow with a six-inch horn protruding from the forehead; the connected livers of Chang and Eng, the world-famous Siamese twins; the skeleton of a 7?6? giant from Kentucky; and a collection of 139 skulls showing anatomic variation among ethnic groups in central and eastern Europe. Historical photographs from the museum?s archives, brief background texts about the collection, stunning photographs by acclaimed photographers including William Wegman and Joel-Peter Witkinand, and an introductory essay on the museum are also included.

About the Author: Gretchen Worden is the Director of the Mutter Museum. The subject of a recent documentary, Smiling in a Jar, by Errol Morris, she is also past president of the Museum Council of Philadelphia and serves on the executive board of the Society of Civil War Surgeons.

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